On campus and in the community, University Life embodies the co-curricular experience.
Civic House supports student volunteer involvement and work in the public interest. From arranging volunteer placements to providing training for student work with community agencies, Civic House helps students engage in the community and make a difference.
The NROTC program educates and trains qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy and Marine Corps. The NROTC scholarship program prepares mature young men and women for leadership positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps. Students are awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive tuition, books, fees, and other financial aid.
The Office of Student Affairs / Fraternity and Sorority Life (OSA/FSL) administers and oversees Penn’s Greek letter social fraternity and sorority system, including three Greek governing councils (Multicultural Greek Council, InterFraternity Council, and Panhellenic Council), the 49 recognized undergraduate social fraternities and sororities, and chapter housing, along with coordination with alumni/ae and inter/national Greek organizations.
The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) is a primary source of information and advice for students regarding campus co-curricular opportunities and resources. OSA advises and helps administer student activities and governance, the PENNacle pre-orientation program, University Life leadership training programs, and major campus-wide special events, including Family Weekend, No Place Like Penn Weekend, Homecoming, Spring Fling, Hey Day, and Ivy Day.
Platt Student Performing Arts House provides administrative and production support, rehearsal, performance, and work space to the member organizations of the Performing Arts Council (PAC). Platt also offers performance-related programming, pre-orientation programs, and training opportunities for the entire campus community, as well as provides opportunities for students to engage the greater Philadelphia community in arts-